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Be a North Downs Way Ambassador

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Saturday, 23 March, 2019
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

St Catherine’s Village Hall Guildford Surrey GU2 4HF

Do you like walking, storytelling and have good local knowledge of the history and countryside in Surrey/ Kent?
Do you have time to lead organised walks & talks on and around the North Downs Way National Trail?
Could you be a North Downs Way Ambassador?

As a new scheme to help promote the North Downs Way to a wider audience we are looking to recruit and train a small group of Ambassadors to lead guided walks on the North Downs Way. Walks can be as formal or as informal as you like and you’ll have the opportunity to create evets to suit you. We will FREE provide maps & resources to help you plan your events to encourage people with little or no experience of countryside walking.

If you think you would make a good ambassador and have the capacity to lead periodic walks (4-6 per year) please get in touch via email to peter.morris@kentdowns.org.uk briefly describing why you think you’d be a good ambassador and what kind of walks or events you would deliver to engage more people with the North Downs Way. In your email please let us know if you have any dietary requirements.

Our 3rd training session will take place at St Catherines Village Hall, Guildford on Saturday 23rd March 2019.

The event is FREE and will run from 10am – 4.30pm with lunch included.

Our sessions will include:
•Insurance & Health and Safety aspects of walk & event leading
•Background on the North Downs Way- natural history/ military and cultural heritage, myths and legends.
•Seasonal walks- bluebells in spring/ winter warmers and summer flowers
•What makes for a good walk- how to ensure everyone has a good time
•Planning your walk; including getting to/ from the event and refreshment stops

You Will Receive:
•FREE National Trail Guide Book & AZ Map of the North Downs Way
•Hi Viz Vest and North Downs Way 40th Anniversary T-Shirt
•Ambassadors Toolkit

Click here to register for your FREE place